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Lexicon :: Strong's H2506 - ḥēleq

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 669a

Strong’s Definitions

חֵלֶק chêleq, khay'lek; from H2505; properly, smoothness (of the tongue); also an allotment:—flattery, inheritance, part, × partake, portion.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 66x

The KJV translates Strong's H2506 in the following manner: portion (40x), part (22x), flattering (1x), flattery (1x), inheritance (1x), partaker (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 66x
The KJV translates Strong's H2506 in the following manner: portion (40x), part (22x), flattering (1x), flattery (1x), inheritance (1x), partaker (1x).
  1. portion, share, part, territory

    1. portion, share

    2. portion, tract, parcel (of land)

    3. one's portion, one's possession

    4. (chosen) portion

    5. portion, award (from God)

  2. smoothness, seductiveness, flattery

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֵלֶק chêleq, khay'lek; from H2505; properly, smoothness (of the tongue); also an allotment:—flattery, inheritance, part, × partake, portion.
STRONGS H2506: Abbreviations
† I. חֵ֫לֶק noun masculineJoshua 18:5 portion, tract, territoryח׳ absolute Genesis 31:14 +; construct Genesis 14:24 +; suffix חֶלְקִי Psalm 16:5 + 6 times; חֶלְקְךָ Numbers 18:20; Ecclesiastes 9:9; חֶלְקֶ֑ךָ Psalm 50:18; חֶלְקֵךְ Isaiah 57:6; חֶלְקוֺ Habakkuk 1:16 + 5 times; חֶלְקָם Genesis 14:24 + 3 times; plural חֲלָקִים Joshua 18:5 + 5 times; suffix חֶלְקֵיהֶם Hosea 5:7; —
1. portion, share:
a. of booty Genesis 14:24 (twice in verse); Numbers 31:36 (P) 1 Samuel 30:24 (twice in verse).
b. of food Leviticus 6:10 (P); יאכלו כּח׳ ח׳ Deuteronomy 18:8;=food Habakkuk 1:16 (|| מַאֲכָל); so (of unrestricted charity) Ecclesiastes 11:2 see Now.
c. followed by בְּ, share or interest in Ecclesiastes 9:6, with idea of obligation to Genesis 31:14 (E; in father's house), 2 Samuel 20:11 Kings 12:16 2 Chronicles 10:16 (in royal line; all || נַחֲלָה); of right (privilege) in ביהוה ח׳ Joshua 22:25, 27 (P); Nehemiah 2:20 (in Jerusalem; + צְדָקָה וְזִכָּרוֺן).
d. proper share or part אַעֲנֶה חֶלְקִי Job 32:17 i.e. I will do my part in replying. Especially
2. portion, tract, of land:
a. as distributive at conquest Joshua 19:9, seven portions Joshua 18:5, 6, 9 (all J E) Joshua 18:7 (J E; + נחלה in || clause), Joshua 15:13; Joshua 19:9 (both P); none for tribe of Levi Deuteronomy 10:9; Deuteronomy 12:12; Deuteronomy 14:27, 29; Deuteronomy 18:1; Joshua 18:7 (all D; || נחלה), Joshua 14:4 (P), none for priests Numbers 18:20 (P; || verb נחל).
b. of land possessed by people Hosea 5:7; Micah 2:4.
c. portion to be assigned after exile Isaiah 61:7; Ezekiel 45:7; Ezekiel 48:8, 21, חֶלְקוֺ עַלאַֿדְמַת הַקֹּדֶשׁ Zechariah 2:16 [Zechariah 2:12].
d. specifically of town-land, district about a town, יִזְרְעֵאל ח׳ 2 Kings 9:10, 36 + 1 Kings 21:23 (MT חֵל), יִזְ׳ הַשָּׂדֶה בְּח׳ 2 Kings 9:37.
e. הַחֵלֶק Amos 7:4 (opposed to תְּהוֺם) apparently of land of Israel
3. hence portion, i.e. (acquired) possession:
a. of people as י׳'s possession Deuteronomy 32:9 (|| חֶבֶל נחלתו); but especially...
b. of י׳ as possession of his servants: of priests, as enjoying perquisites of altar Numbers 18:20 (P; || נחלה), in spiritual sense Psalm 73:26; Psalm 119:57; Lamentations 3:24; מְנָת חֶלְקִי י׳ Psalm 16:5; בְּאֶרֶץ הַחַיִּים ח׳ Psalm 142:6; hence יעקב ח׳ of י׳ Jeremiah 10:16Jeremiah 51:19 (שֵׁבֶט נַחֲלָתוֺ in || clause)
4. chosen portion, habitual mode of life עִםמְֿנָאֲפִים ח׳ Psalm 50:18 with adulterers is thy chosen life (companionship, shewing character); בְּחַלְּקֵינַֿחַל חֶלְקֵךְ Isaiah 57:6 among smooth (things i.e. stones) of a brook-bed is thy chosen life (of idolatrous habit; see חָלָק); חֶלְקָם בַּחַיִּים Psalm 17:14.
5. portion, award, from God אֱלוֺהַּ ח׳ Job 31:2 (|| נחלה); specifically of punishment of wicked Isaiah 17:14 (|| גּוֺרָל), עִםאֵֿל Job 27:13, מֵאֱלֹהִים Job 20:29 (|| נחלה);=profit, reward חֶלְקִי מִכָּלעֲֿמָלִי Ecclesiastes 2:10, compare Ecclesiastes 2:21; Ecclesiastes 3:22; Ecclesiastes 5:17; Ecclesiastes 5:18; Ecclesiastes 9:9. — לְחֵלָק Job 17:5 is dubious: a share of feast, or of booty, Kmp Hi; a prey, spoil, Ew Di Da; AV flattery does not suit context.

†III. חֵ֫לֶק noun [masculine] smoothness, seductiveness of speech, only singular construct בְּחֵלֶק שְׁפָתֶיהָ תַּדִּיחֶ֑נּוּ Proverbs 7:21 with the seductiveness of her lips she impelleth him (|| הִטַּתּוּ בְּרֹב לִקְחָהּ). — I. and II. חֵלֶק see below I. חלק.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:24; 14:24; 14:24; 31:14; 31:14




18:20; 18:20; 18:20; 31:36


10:9; 12:12; 14:27; 14:29; 18:1; 18:8; 32:9


14:4; 15:13; 18:5; 18:5; 18:5; 18:6; 18:7; 18:7; 18:9; 19:9; 19:9; 22:25; 22:27

1 Samuel


2 Samuel


1 Kings

12:16; 21:23

2 Kings

9:10; 9:36; 9:37

2 Chronicles





17:5; 20:29; 27:13; 31:2; 32:17


16:5; 16:5; 17:14; 50:18; 50:18; 73:26; 119:57; 142:6




2:10; 2:21; 3:22; 5:17; 5:18; 9:6; 9:9; 9:9; 11:2


17:14; 57:6; 57:6; 61:7


10:16; 51:19




45:7; 48:8; 48:21


5:7; 5:7






1:16; 1:16



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Strong's Number H2506 matches the Hebrew חֵלֶק (ḥēleq),
which occurs 67 times in 63 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 14:24–Isa 17:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:24 - Save only that which the young men have eaten, and the portion H2506 of the men which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their portion. H2506
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:14 - And Rachel and Leah answered and said unto him, Is there yet any portion H2506 or inheritance for us in our father's house?
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:17 - It shall not be baken with leaven. I have given it unto them for their portion H2506 of my offerings made by fire; it is most holy, as is the sin offering, and as the trespass offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:20 - And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Thou shalt have no inheritance in their land, neither shalt thou have any part H2506 among them: I am thy part H2506 and thine inheritance among the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:36 - And the half, which was the portion H2506 of them that went out to war, was in number three hundred thousand and seven and thirty thousand and five hundred sheep:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:9 - Wherefore Levi hath no part H2506 nor inheritance with his brethren; the LORD is his inheritance, according as the LORD thy God promised him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:12 - And ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God, ye, and your sons, and your daughters, and your menservants, and your maidservants, and the Levite that is within your gates; forasmuch as he hath no part H2506 nor inheritance with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:27 - And the Levite that is within thy gates; thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no part H2506 nor inheritance with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:29 - And the Levite, (because he hath no part H2506 nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:1 - The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part H2506 nor inheritance with Israel: they shall eat the offerings of the LORD made by fire, and his inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:8 - They shall have like portions H2506 to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:9 - For the LORD'S portion H2506 is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:4 - For the children of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim: therefore they gave no part H2506 unto the Levites in the land, save cities to dwell in, with their suburbs for their cattle and for their substance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:13 - And unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a part H2506 among the children of Judah, according to the commandment of the LORD to Joshua, even the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is Hebron.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:5 - And they shall divide it into seven parts: H2506 Judah shall abide in their coast on the south, and the house of Joseph shall abide in their coasts on the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:6 - Ye shall therefore describe the land into seven parts, H2506 and bring the description hither to me, that I may cast lots for you here before the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:7 - But the Levites have no part H2506 among you; for the priesthood of the LORD is their inheritance: and Gad, and Reuben, and half the tribe of Manasseh, have received their inheritance beyond Jordan on the east, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:9 - And the men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities into seven parts H2506 in a book, and came again to Joshua to the host at Shiloh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:9 - Out of the portion of the children of Judah was the inheritance of the children of Simeon: for the part H2506 of the children of Judah was too much for them: therefore the children of Simeon had their inheritance within the inheritance of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:25 - For the LORD hath made Jordan a border between us and you, ye children of Reuben and children of Gad; ye have no part H2506 in the LORD: so shall your children make our children cease from fearing the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:27 - But that it may be a witness between us, and you, and our generations after us, that we might do the service of the LORD before him with our burnt offerings, and with our sacrifices, and with our peace offerings; that your children may not say to our children in time to come, Ye have no part H2506 in the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:24 - For who will hearken unto you in this matter? but as his part H2506 is that goeth down to the battle, so shall his part H2506 be that tarrieth by the stuff: they shall part alike.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:1 - And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part H2506 in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:16 - So when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion H2506 have we in David? neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: to your tents, O Israel: now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:10 - And the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the portion H2506 of Jezreel, and there shall be none to bury her. And he opened the door, and fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:36 - Wherefore they came again, and told him. And he said, This is the word of the LORD, which he spake by his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, In the portion H2506 of Jezreel shall dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:37 - And the carcase of Jezebel shall be as dung upon the face of the field in the portion H2506 of Jezreel; so that they shall not say, This is Jezebel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:16 - And when all Israel saw that the king would not hearken unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion H2506 have we in David? and we have none inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to your tents, O Israel: and now, David, see to thine own house. So all Israel went to their tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:20 - Then answered I them, and said unto them, The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build: but ye have no portion, H2506 nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:5 - He that speaketh flattery H2506 to his friends, even the eyes of his children shall fail.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:29 - This is the portion H2506 of a wicked man from God, and the heritage appointed unto him by God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:13 - This is the portion H2506 of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:2 - For what portion H2506 of God is there from above? and what inheritance of the Almighty from on high?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:17 - I said, I will answer also my part, H2506 I also will shew mine opinion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:5 - The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance H2506 and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion H2506 in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:18 - When thou sawest a thief, then thou consentedst with him, and hast been partaker H2506 with adulterers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:26 - My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion H2506 for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:57 - CHETH. Thou art my portion, H2506 O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:5 - I cried unto thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my refuge and my portion H2506 in the land of the living.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:21 - With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering H2506 of her lips she forced him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:10 - And whatsoever mine eyes desired I kept not from them, I withheld not my heart from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion H2506 of all my labour.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:21 - For there is a man whose labour is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity; yet to a man that hath not laboured therein shall he leave it for his portion. H2506 This also is vanity and a great evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:22 - Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: H2506 for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:18 - Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion. H2506
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:19 - Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, H2506 and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:6 - Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion H2506 for ever in any thing that is done under the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:9 - Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity: for that is thy portion H2506 in this life, and in thy labour which thou takest under the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 11:2 - Give a portion H2506 to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:14 - And behold at eveningtide trouble; and before the morning he is not. This is the portion H2506 of them that spoil us, and the lot of them that rob us.

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